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Which algrithm is used for dominator tree calculation? [message #1117321] Thu, 26 September 2013 10:03 Go to next message
f d is currently offline f dFriend
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For my studies I'm writing a paper about heap dump analysis tools.
In the case of the memory analyzer I wonder what algorithm is used for dominator tree calculation?

I looked in the code but couldn't identify the algorithm without having to thoroughly analyze it.
I think the 2 most "popular" algorithms are from Lengauer (1979) [1] and Cooper (2001)[2].

Does anyone which algorithm in particular is used by the MAT?

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Re: Which algrithm is used for dominator tree calculation? [message #1118178 is a reply to message #1117321] Fri, 27 September 2013 06:22 Go to previous message
Krum Tsvetkov is currently offline Krum TsvetkovFriend
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In MAT we followed the Lengauer & Tarjan algorithm. I guess it could be difficult to recognize it because of our internal structures how objects and their references are represented Smile

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